deck was causing significant erosion to the slope that was protecting the concrete bridge piles. After constant maintenance to repair the problem, Department of Transportation crews decided to install a permanent fix....
July 15, 2014 - 11:44
Coastal erosion is a global problem; it’s estimated that at least 70 percent of sandy beaches around the world experience it. In the U.S., around 86 percent of East Coast beaches have significantly eroded in the past 100 years. There’s plenty of erosion on the West Coast and the Gulf of Mexico as well....
July 15, 2014 - 11:30
The city council of Huntington, West Virginia, has voted unanimously to indefinitely postpone its plan to implement a fee to pay for stormwater infrastructure repairs. Mayor Steve Williams said that the charge had unintended consequences that would’ve hurt the recruitment of businesses....
July 15, 2014 - 11:34
The sinkholes were caused by an excess of rain, combined with the failure of a 108-year-old culvert 40 feet below the trail. The bigger of the two resulting sinkholes “was so large that it took 30 truckloads of dirt to fill it in,” said North Augusta Parks and Recreation Director Rick Meyer....
For instance, the other day I brought my car in for servicing. At the service center, they told me they would call me within the hour to tell me what was wrong. Two-and-a-half hours later, I had to call them. Then they told me it should take about two hours to repair, and that they would call me when it was ready....

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